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706, 2018

Artificial intelligence, Algorithms and Collusion

June 7th, 2018|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What is a cat? The answer may seem intuitive, but giving a clear definition is more complex than you think. Will you define it by the number of ears, fangs or legs? The presence of fur or whiskers? It may be easy to distinguish between a cat and a panther, but will that be thanks to your definition or is that because of what you have learnt? Today, thanks to advancements in artificial intelligence, computers [...]

1405, 2018

Concentrating on markets

May 14th, 2018|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Since 2016, so-called industry concentration has gradually received more attention among competition policy practitioners. In the US in particular, both academics and some policymakers have argued that American industries and the economy at large have become more concentrated. In South Africa, lawmakers have cited high and persistent levels of concentration as motivation for enacting changes to the competition law. In fact, the aim of South African lawmakers is now explicitly to “deconcentrate” the economy[i]. The [...]